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* Sun Jan 10 2021 Maurizio Galli <>
- Redacted changelog
* Sat Jan 09 2021 Marcel Kuehlhorn <>
- Update to version 4.16.1
  * Catch more XErrors (gxo#xfce/xfwm4#476, gxo#xfce/xfwm4#486)
  * Untile window before switching to fullscreen (gxo#xfce/xfwm4#478)
  * Allow interactive resizing with any keyboard modifier
  * Do not prefer Xpresent on AMD/Radeon (gxo#xfce/xfwm4#490)
  * Use g_info/g_print instead of g_message for some message
  * Translation Updates
* Wed Dec 23 2020 Maurizio Galli <>
- Update to version 4.16.0
  - common: Avoid zero refresh rate for monitor
  - hints: Protect against XError from XGetTransientFor()
  - netwm: Allow above/below only for regular windows
  - netwm: Mark splashscreen as transient for groups
  - client: Complete client state even on different workspaces
  - build: Increase GTK+ requirement to 3.22
  - Add `cycle_minimized` option
  - compositor: Release overlay window last
  - compositor: Free GLX data when really using GLX
  - compositor: Remove useless trace message
  - compositor: Release current GLX context on teardown
  - display: Remove custom XError handler
  - compositor: Check for XError when adding windows
  - compositor: Trap XErrors when disabling compositor
  - main: Enable compositor by default
  - compositor: Remove automatic redirect support
  - main: Add short command line options
  - main: Add debug command line option
  - pixmap: Use a safer strncpy()
  - settings: Fix compiler warning
  - Remove useless autotools macros and Makefile targets
  - Use --enable-debug=yes when compiling from git
  - Revert "compositor: Do not damage on opaque region update"
  - themes: Use smaller, lighter shadows
  - compositor: Check if compositor is enabled
  - compositor: Avoid XError when disabling compositor
  - compositor: Warn for missing epoxy GL function
  - netwm: Do not raise window if activate is set to none
  - Remove GSourceFunc casts
  - compositor: Fix build with older epoxy versions
  - settings: Add 'Always on top' to the double click action
  - Settings: Remove default alphabetical sorting of keyboard shortcuts
    Closes: gxo#xfce/xfwm4#451 (Disable initial sorting of keyboard shortcuts)
  - compositor: Handle XFixes XError
  - compositor: Add support for GL_ARB_sync
  - compositor: Return early if a Present swap is pending
  - debug: Fix build in debug mode
  - compositor: Fix compilation issue with Xpresent
  - compositor: Log fence and GLX swap time in debug mode
  - compositor: Move fence sync to redraw_glx
  - compositor: Move fence triggered to its own function
  - compositor: Set swap control if possible
  - compositor: Adjust to the actual number of buffers
  - compositor: Use a GLX drawable per buffer
  - client: Allow transients for group to be minimized
  - settings: Add a UI option for desktop zooming
  - themes: Remove title shadow
  - themes: Adjust shadows size/opacity
  - client: Make above/below consistent
  - compositor: Limit damage region to the screen
  - compositor: Optimize repaint without vblank
  - compositor: Only accumulate damage with multiple buffers
  - compositor: Copy entire content for GLX buffers
  - xsync: Handle XError
  - compositor: Ignore opaque region for shaded windows
  - compositor: Clip opaque region against window shape
  - client: Protect against XError in XKillClient()
  - compositor: Do not damage on opaque region update
  - compositor: Opaque region applies to client window
  - compositor: Reuse client size
  - client: Toggle tiling on key shortcut
  - client: Small cleanup
  - Add to EXTRA_DIST
  - client: Keep tiled size of windows
  - compositor: No need to update compositor window on configure
  - compositor: Limit opaque region clipping to window extents
  - compositor: Damage on opaque region update only if visible
  - client: Send synthetic configure on force redraw
  - Post release tag bump
  - Translation Updates
- Updates from version 4.15.3
  * Add support for opaque regions in the compositor
  * Make cursor zoom optional (gxo#xfce/xfwm4#439)
  * Remove the deprecated options "--daemon"
  * Disable Xi2 support by default
  * Add column sorting in settings
  * Optimize window matching in the compositor with a hash table
  * Add more XErrors traps
  * Translation updates
- Updates from version 4.15.2
  * Add support for opaque regions in the compositor
  * Make cursor zoom optional (gxo#xfce/xfwm4#439)
  * Remove the deprecated options "--daemon"
  * Disable Xi2 support by default
  * Add column sorting in settings
  * Optimize window matching in the compositor with a hash table
  * Add more XErrors traps
- Updates from 4.15.1
  * Show tabwin only on primary monitor if set
  * Fix an error leak in compositor (gxo#xfce/xfwm4#351)
  * Fix compositor selection atom misuse
  * Prefer zero initialized memory allocation functions
  * Use g_slice allocator for compositor windows
* Mon Nov 02 2020 Marcel Kuehlhorn <>
- Update to version 4.14.6
  * Add more XErrors traps
  * Translation updates
* Sun Aug 09 2020 Marcel Kuehlhorn <>
- Update to version 4.14.5
  * Fix an error leak in compositor (gxo#xfce/xfwm4#351)
  * Fix compositor selection atom misuse
* Sat Aug 01 2020 Marcel Kuehlhorn <>
- Update to version 4.14.4
  * Fix a crash on FreeBSD (gxo#xfce/xfwm4#411)
  * Fix compilation warning due to g_type_class_add_private deprecation
* Sun Jul 26 2020 Marcel Kuehlhorn <>
- Update to version 4.14.3
  * Add support for XRes X11 extension to get the PID of sandboxed apps
  * Fix use-after-free of settings strings (gxo#xfce/xfwm4#406)
  * More XError traps (gxo#xfce/xfwm4#405)
  * Translation updates
Version: 4.14.2-bp152.1.1
* Fri May 01 2020 Marcel Kuehlhorn <>
- Update to version 4.14.2
  * Prefer GLX on AMD (bxo#16716)
  * Fix compositor without required X11 extensions (bxo#16713)
  * Fix window decorations without XRender extension (bxo#16713)
  * Avoid grabbing the keyboard with Alt-Tab to work around a bug
    in Qt with XInput2 valuators (bxo#16708)
  * Automatically update window title fonts on scale change
  * Fix a regression with title font size at scale 2 (bxo#16711)
  * Fix an X error with XShape (bxo#16383)
  * Translation updates
* Mon Apr 13 2020 Marcel Kuehlhorn <>
- Update to version 4.14.1
  * Restore “Always below” menu options (bxo#15884)
  * Fix a crash with GL or high CPU usage without any monitor
  * Fix raise delay (bxo#15974)
  * Fix translucent wireframe repaint (bxo#15966)
  * Fix hostname not showing initially when running apps remotely
  * Avoid drawing server-side shadows on maximized windows
  * Add keywords to settings dialogs desktop definitions
  * Fix Dnd of decoration buttons with embedded settings dialog
  * Blacklist SVGA3D GL renderer (bxo#16274)
  * Fix window title alignment (bxo#16067)
  * Restore window state when moving a maximized window
  * Fix pointer interactions with clients grabbing the pointer
  * Fix GTimeVal deprecation (bxo#16644)
  * Fix window selection vs. hovering in tabwin (bxo#16382)
  * Improve vblank mode auto-selection (GL/XPresent)
  * Fix transients pulling their parents from lower layers
  * Translation Updates
* Fri Aug 16 2019 Maurizio Galli <>
- Fixed sources in spec file
* Mon Aug 12 2019 Maurizio Galli <>
- Update to version 4.14.0
  * settings-dialog: Replace GtkStock buttons
  * Translation Updates
- Fixed up spec file
* Sat Jul 27 2019 Marcel Kuehlhorn <>
- Update to version 4.13.4
  * Fix GL texture filter (bxo#15676)
  * Fix zooming without GL
  * Place windows on current monitor (bxo#14959)
  * Fix raising of parent transients (bxo#15580)
  * Enable root pixmap with compositor (bxo#15709)
* Thu Jul 04 2019 Marcel Kuehlhorn <>
- Enable Xpresent support
* Sun Jun 30 2019 Marcel Kuehlhorn <>
- Update to version 4.13.3
  * Update CSS for tabwinb only on theme change
  * HiDPI: Use GTK3 scaling attributes for window titles
  * HiDPI: Adjust default theme with scale
  * Fix initial pointer location when zooming
  * Fix double-click distance setting
  * Allow the top of the frame to be cropped when maximised
  * Update default theme to use maximized cropping
  * Fix build without compositor (bxo#15432)
  * Improved GLX support with NVIDIA proprietary/closed source driver
  * Compositor updates with GLX
  * Small optimization with zoom on GLX
  * Increase X11 client priority of xfwm4
  * Change default compositor background to plain black
  * Fallback to resource class name for icons
  * Clear shortcut in settings-dialog when removed (bxo#12802)
  * Remove icons from window menu
  * Fix regression with maximized window (bxo#15638)
  * I18n: Update translations
* Sat May 18 2019
- Update to version 4.13.2
  - Fix flickering with GLX backend (bxo#14564, bxo#13519)
  - Fix monitor geometry with scaled UI (bxo#14566)
  - Fix issue with Android Virtual Device emulator (bxo#12206)
  - Fix XI2 mask (bxo#14695)
  - Fix preview with shaded windows (bxo#14899)
  - Fix tabwin placement with scaled UI (bxo#14931)
  - Add xfconf setting for selecting permanent vblank method
  - Fix maximization with GTK clients using size increments (bxo#13954)
  - Add style class to tabwin modes
  - Fix crash/stack smash in startup-notification on some architectures
  - Avoid crash with button layout setting (bxo#14606)
  - Raise on activate only with raise-on-focus (bxo#14656)
  - Fix use after release of client picture with hidden (bxo#14990)
  - Fix monitor output size update (bxo#15085)
  - Allow transients to be minimized (bxo#14953)
  - Raise all transients together (bxo#15303)
  - Fix menu alignment with scaled UI
  - Fix a regression where the client would remain visible if
    closed while cycling (bxo#15318)
  - Withdraw the frame before the client window (bxo#15061)
  - Revert to GLX as default vblank method (bxo#15325)
  - Reduce repaint timeout (bxo#14335)
  - Fix support for 1bpp icons
  - Use cairo for pixmaps and masks
  - Allow hiding windows using NET_WM_STATE_HIDDEN (bxo#15356)
  - Fix size increment with scaled UI
  - Various compositor improvements and optimizations with GLX
  - Check for appropriate XSync version and increase xfwm4 priority
  - Adjust zoom update based on monitor refresh rate (bxo#1539)
  - Fix window type for broken clients (bxo#15399)
  - Fix pointer enter/leave with decoration buttons (bxo#14741)
  - New default theme
  - Translation updates
- Switch source to released tarball instead of git master
- Fixed bcond for building with git sources and released tarballs
- Stop trying to install Gilouche, Sonar and Kelabu themes.
  These themes are no longer provided by this package.
- Cleaned up spec file
* Fri May 17 2019
- Update to version 4.13.1~git229.add14bfa:
  * I18n: Update translation gl (100%).
  * I18n: Update translation da (100%).
  * compositor: Remove unused variables
  * compositor: Rework XPresent error handler
  * compositor: Set present pending only on success
  * compositor: Disable XPresent on any error
  * compositor: Fix xpresent
  * client: Check for enter/leave window on button events
  * I18n: Update translation da (100%).
  * hints: Remove unused variables
* Wed May 08 2019
- Update to version 4.13.1~git134.558fb547:
  * I18n: Update translation pt_BR (100%).
  * compositor: Ignore errors when destroying windows
  * display: Do not sync before trap pop
  * display: Log serial and minor code
  * I18n: Update translation gl (100%).
  * poswin: Small cleanup
  * moveresize: Size increment depends on scale
  * poswin: Use our own GdkWindow for scale
  * poswin: Fix position with scale
  * compositor: reduce timeout to 1ms
* Tue Apr 30 2019
- Update to version 4.13.1~git118.10b15b1a:
  * compositor: Reduce repaint timeout to 2ms
  * compositor: reinstate “--vblank” option
  * compositor: Revert to GLX as default vblank method (again)
  * client: Withdraw the frame before the client window
  * menu: Avoid XError with gtk
  * client: Do not ping client when killing it
  * cycling: Remove client if destroyed while cycling
  * I18n: Update translation ko (100%).
  * client: Fix regression with MWM hints
  * Add gitignore
- Changes from 4.13.0
  * Add support for VSYNC using either Present or OpenGL
  * Support for scaled cursor when zooming
  * Daemon mode is now deprecated (--daemon has no effect)
  * Bug fixes and I18n improvements
- Clean up spec file
- Added conditional %bcond_with git for easier maintanance when
  using Xfce git master branch
Version: 4.12.5-bp151.2.2
* Tue Jan 08 2019 Stasiek Michalski <>
- Remove old themes, moved to gtk2 repos of the themes
* Mon Aug 06 2018
- update to 4.12.5:
  - client: Check when GTK_FRAME_EXTENTS has changed (bxo#14511)
  - netwm: Fix adding maximized state (bxo#14514)
  - fix typo in clientMoveTile (bxo#14181)
  - screen: Use computed screen size instead of xlib
  - client: Make sure to redraw when removing maximized (bxo#13954)
  - Fix logic error in bottom struts validation (bxo#13964)
  - client: Maximize on expected output (bxo#13284)
  - screen: Fix broken monitor index (bxo#13608)
  - Use ximerama indices for _NET_WM_FULLSCREEN_MONITORS (bxo#9351)
  - placement: Use primary monitor as default (bxo#13454)
Version: 4.12.4-bp150.2.4
* Wed Apr 19 2017
- update to version 4.12.4
  - moveresize: Cancel move/resize if client is gone (bxo#13344)
  - netwm: Make docks and spash screens appear focused
  - placement: Relocate dialogs only (bxo#12587)
  - Force application win_gravity to NorthWestGravity (bxo#12617)
  - keyboard: Re-apply modifiers masks
  - keyboard: Ignore unsupported modifiers (bxo#10760)
  - don't block display events when time is set backwards (bxo#10184)
  - Fix rendering with 30-bit colormap (bxo#12344)
  - Only check for known buttons in _NET_WM_MOVERESIZE
* Sat May 16 2015
- update to version 4.12.3
  - configure: check for exo-csource (bxo#11870)
  - focus: Ignore zero timestamp from s/n (bxo#11822)
  - events: do not monitor SubstructureNotifyMask (bxo#11893)
  - Fix compiler warnings
* Sun Mar 15 2015
- update to version 4.12.2
  - quick release to fix a mishmash between width and height
    introduced in 4.12.1 (bxo#11700)
* Sun Mar 15 2015
- update to version 4.12.1
  - Fix issue with XRandR (bxo#11059, bxo#11683, bxo#11695)
  - Rework struts support to be more error proof
  - Fix smart placement and windows overlapping (bxo#11671)
  - Fix window positioning and gravity (bxo#11670, bxo#11693)
  - Fix issue with _NET_REQUEST_FRAME_EXTENTS being ignored
    (blocking for GLFW apps) (bxo#11664)
  - Check class hint name for same applications (bxo#11685)
  - Make horizontal scrolling/window opacity optional (bxo#10372)
* Sat Feb 28 2015
- update to version 4.12.0
  - add support for gtk window menu
  - avoid window decorations in preview
  - clean-up compositor state in case of error
  - compute struts based on reported screen size
  - do not tile windows if they don't fit in
  - enable compositing by default
  - enable window preview in cycling by default
  - fix build with compositor disabled
  - fix window menu positioning with CSD
  - fix window preview disappearing on themes reload
  - reuse client macros in compositor
  - revert "Optionally remove frame on tiling as well"
  - set maximum valid struts values
  - use larger window preview by default
  - use opaque background color for preview
  - use smallest screen area
  - translation updates
* Sat Feb 14 2015
- update to version 4.11.3
  - add a zoom_desktop xfconf setting
  - add corner tiling
  - add support for extended XSync counter
  - add support for GTK frame extents
  - add support for GTK hide titlebar on maximize
  - add support for NET_WM_STATE_FOCUSED
  - add titleless maximization feature
  - allow color substitution in themerc
  - allow cycling during drag'n drop
  - allow shadow under dock ARGB windows
  - allow tiling and workspace wrap on move
  - changed wireframe to cairo drawing when using the compositor
  - fix cycle vs. focus follow mouse
  - fix fullscreen mode not working correctly for QT apps)
  - fix gravity on configure request
  - fix keyboard shortcuts after keyboard layout changes
  - fix maximizing when window is tiled vertically or horizontally
  - fix maximum host name length.
  - fix opacity being reset on theme change
  - fix reparenting with compositor
  - fix selection with mouse in multi-monitor alt-tab dialog
  - fix size increment
  - limit parallel pointer moves before wrapping
  - new default window decoration themes (including HDPI and xHDPI)
  - on canceled move, restore all maximizations states
  - optionally remove frame on tiling as well
  - optionnally use window preview in tabwin
  - prevent CSD windows from being moved too far up
  - remove horizontal tyling on move
  - remove maximize button from non-resizable windows
  - remove restore-on-move option
  - send debug messages to a log file
  - update desktop geometry on xrandr events
  - use cairo wireframe for move/resize
  - use correct type on platforms where time_t is 64bits like OpenBSD
  - use source indication in activate window
  - use the correct drm/dri device on OpenBSD
  - workaround for NET_WORKAREA with multimonitor
  - lot of translations updates
* Thu Oct 02 2014
- Do not buildRequire metapackage xorg-x11-devel only
  exactly the libraries that are required.
* Sat Jul 26 2014
- update to version 4.11.2
  - improve auto-maximize fn to maximize windows which size is
    equal to the available size
  - restore original window size after untiling (Bug 8765)
  - add improved tab-win dialog
  - translation updates
* Thu May 01 2014
- remove xfwm4-fix-bug-in-workspace-deletion.patch file
* Thu May 01 2014
- update to version 4.11.1
  - remove unnecessary clipping of the rootPicture
  - if making a solid fill, use XRenderCreateSolidFill
  - repaint the screen when background changes
  - ignore when root atoms are unset
  - implement zooming
  - add tweak setting to toggle roll up feature (bxo#10563)
  - disable roll up feature by default (bxo#10563)
  - fix duplicated accelerators (bxo#5256)
  - do not write empty session files
  - optimize smart placement (bxo#5785)
  - improvements in accelerator handling
  - remove unmaintained translations
  - make the xfwm4-settings dialog use less height
  - fixup padding in keyboard shortcuts tab
  - autotools updates
  - add Vsync support for the compositor (bxo#8898)
  - translation updates
* Sun May 05 2013
- update to version 4.10.1
  - autotools updates
  - small optimization in shadow loop
  - some small optimizations in placement code
  - do not write empty session files
  - fix wrong debug message
  - fix crash in settings dialog with wrong title alignment value
  - implement NET_WM_MOVERESIZE_CANCEL message
  - translation updates
- removed obsolete
* Sat Aug 18 2012
- add xfwm4-implement-net_wm_moveresize_cancel-message.patch in
  order to implement NET_WM_MOVERESIZE_CANCEL message as gtk+-3.4
  now uses it (bxo#8949)
- add xfwm4-fix-crash-in-settings-dialog.patch in order to fix a
  crash in settings dialog with wrong title alignment value
- add xfwm4-fix-bug-in-workspace-deletion.patch which reverts part
  of git commit 8637c3a as this breaks deletetion of current
  workspace (bxo#8827)
* Sun Apr 29 2012
- update to version 4.10.0
  - translation updates
* Thu Apr 19 2012
- obsolete xfwm4-doc properly
* Sat Apr 14 2012
- recommend %{name}-lang
* Sat Apr 14 2012
- update to version 4.9.1
  - improve tiling
  - reduce tiling distance
  - keep pointer position relative to the window being moved
  - set spacing to avoid overlap with some themes
  - add workspace settings in a notebook
  - improve workspace dialog subtitle/comment
  - generate default icon during make dist
  - update FSF address in settings dialogs
  - add missing license
  - restore button press/release mask as removing it breaks switching
    workspaces with scroll wheel
  - add UI option to WM tweaks for tiling
  - resize fullscreen windows on screen size changes
  - don't use deprecated g_str(n)casecmp
  - translation updates
* Sun Apr 08 2012
- update to version 4.9.0
  - add tiling feature
  - navigate with arrows in task switcher
  - show dialogs in settings category
  - do not cancel pending focus transition and use actual
    meaningful timestamp to avoid setting focus on wrong window in
    focus follow mouse
  - remove docbook documentation
  - remove older themes from main package (moved to xfwm4-themes
  - add patch for themeable tab-window
  - use themeable icons for the settings manager and the menu,
    rework the default icons for the settings manager and the
    window menu and add SVG version
  - reintroduce the double-click timeout
  - drop AC_PROG_LIBTOOL in favor of LT_PREREQ and LT_INIT
  - simply double click detection logic
  - add special icons for the button layout in settings
  - remove some XFlush() calls
  - upon restart, restore the previous selected workspace
  - improve horizontal/vertical maximization toggle so that
    de-maximizing in either direction while fully maximized gives
    the expected maximization result
  - change the default theme to differentiate from 4.8
  - update mouse cursor theme and size dynamically
  - optimize transients for group evaluation while withdrawing#
  - increase timeout for other WM to exit with "--replace",
  - rework focus and fullscreen windows to make xfwm4 simpler and
    more predictable
  - get rid or of old GNOME 1.x protocol
  - get rif of legacy fullscreen emulation
  - translation updates
* Thu Mar 29 2012
- split-off -lang subpackage
- correct dependencies
- do not regenerate documentation
- specfile cleanup
* Mon Feb 20 2012
- add missing dependency on xorg-x11-devel
* Mon Dec 19 2011
- update to version 4.8.3
  - do not exit the move/resize loop when just any key is pressed
    unless the operation is triggered via the keyboard
  - reverting from desktop view may not focus the top most window
  - recompute window's position/maximization state even if the
    overall size of the screen hasn't changed as the actual layout
    of the monitors may have changed nevertheless
  - check for both forward and backward cycling modifier to be
    released before exiting the cycle loop
  - fix a couple of memory leaks
  - fix some events being lost causing the tabwin window to remain
    sometimes after the key has been released
  - fix crash when workspace count is set to negative values
  - fix crash in signal handler
  - fix a bug with transients for group (including utility windows)
    being withdrawn as many times as parent windows where in the
    group, causing utility windows to disapear when switching
  - do not allow applications to change the win layer on dialogs to
    prevent dialogs to be unreachable in some Java based
  - do not enforce the size increment only if the size request
    comes from the application itself
- dropped obsolete xfwm4-4.8.2-careful-layer-manipulation.patch,
  xfwm4-4.8.2-fix-disappearing-transient-windows.patch, and